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Wattpad to be sold to South Korean internet giant Naver for US$600 million

Wattpad to be sold to South Korean internet giant Naver for US$600 million

TORONTO — One of Canada's most prominent technology darlings is being sold to a South Korean internet conglomerate in a US$600-million deal. Toronto-based online storytelling company Wattpad Corp.
Netflix's big 4Q lifts video service above 200M subscribers

Netflix's big 4Q lifts video service above 200M subscribers

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File details investigation into John Mulaney 'SNL' monologue

File details investigation into John Mulaney 'SNL' monologue

The U.S. Secret Service opened an investigation into comedian John Mulaney over jokes believed to be made about President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” last year, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.
From Gaga to Garth, Miranda to Moreno: Celebs join inaugural

From Gaga to Garth, Miranda to Moreno: Celebs join inaugural

Like so much this past year, the inaugural celebration will be like no other: pared down, distanced, much of it virtual.

NJ high court overturns conviction over 'Shining' reference

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Supreme court has overturned a man's bank robbery conviction because of a prosecutor's reference to a classic horror movie.

Screen Actors Guild may discipline, expel Donald Trump

NEW YORK — After leaving the White House, President Donald Trump may lose his SAG card, too.
Teen whom Biden befriended as fellow stutterer has book deal

Teen whom Biden befriended as fellow stutterer has book deal

NEW YORK — Brayden Harrington, the teenager whom President-elect Joe Biden befriended as a fellow stutterer — and will be part of a primetime inaugural special — has a book coming out this summer.
Rapper Bow Wow apologizes for attending packed Houston club

Rapper Bow Wow apologizes for attending packed Houston club

HOUSTON — Rapper Bow Wow apologized after Houston’s mayor called him out for attending a crowded gathering at a city nightclub during a weekend packed with concerts as Texas continues to grapple with the coronavirus.
Washington, Malek and Leto face off in ‘The Little Things’

Washington, Malek and Leto face off in ‘The Little Things’

Denzel Washington has played some iconic cops over the years, but he doesn't get hung up on things like that. For him, it's all about the script.
Netflix and Chat: How streaming watch parties are boosting new viewing platforms

Netflix and Chat: How streaming watch parties are boosting new viewing platforms

TORONTO — Few things have lifted Rojhan Paydar’s spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic quite like a Netflix watch party. Isolated inside her home, the Toronto resident is too often short on social opportunities and long on streaming options.